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Health & Nutrition

Extension offers a wealth of educational programs that help people make healthier, better-informed decisions and grow our economy. Programs cover a variety of areas from local foods and food safety to gardening and environmental efforts.

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International Cooking

Take your cooking to the next level! A great way to spice up your cooking is to take it …

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It's Your Heart; Take Care of It

Friday, February 2nd is “National Wear Red Day” in support of Women’s Heart Health. Heart disease is the number …

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Whole Body Boot Camp

Do you want to make your New Year’s resolution of having a healthy lifestyle stick? Then to help kick …

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Meal Prep Boot Camp

Kick your diet into shape with Meal Prep Boot Camp Are you looking for a way to make eating healthy …

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2017 Home Food Preserver Series

2017 Home Food Preserver Series NC Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center is holding a series of home food preservation …

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Garden Planning Workshop

Are you looking for a way to make the most out of your garden space? The Currituck County Center …

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Extension Master Food Volunteers!

On November 7th the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Centers in Currituck and Camden graduated four Extension Master Food Volunteers. …

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Holiday Challenge

Are you ready to make it through the holidays like a CHAMP? Leave behind those extra pounds that stick …

Recent Publications related to Health & Nutrition

Black Cohosh (Actaea racemosa L.)

Black cohosh is a member of the Ranunculaceae family. It is a native medicinal plant …

Mold Testing

This publication discusses the pros and cons of mold testing in a home.

10/1/19

Brief Instructions for Freezing Fruit

This publication covers best freezing practices for a variety of fruits.

9/26/19

Insect Repellent Products

This document is presented to answer some commonly asked questions about repellents and mechanical devices …

Raised beds with a crop of kale (left) and mustard greens (rt).

Growing Cool-Season Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, cool-season vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. This is …

Raised beds with a mix of warm-season fruits and vegetables.

Growing Warm-Season Fruits and Vegetables in Childcare Production Gardens

This publication focuses on easy-to-grow, child-friendly, warm-season fruits and vegetables suitable for childcare center gardening. …

Cleaning Flooded Upholstered Furniture, Curtains, Bedding, Table Linens and Other Household Textiles

This publication covers important information about cleaning household textiles after a flood.

6/13/19Disaster Recovery

Heat Stress Disorders

This publication offers safety tips and first aid procedures to prevent and treat heat stress …

6/13/19Disaster Recovery